Egypt's Finance Minister says the country will face a $10 to $12 billion budget shortfall for the current 2017-18 fiscal year, and plans expanded foreign debt issuance to overcome it.
The provincial government of Ethiopia's restive Oromia region says 55,000 ethnic Oromos have been displaced by ethnic Somalis in the neighboring Somali region after a week of unrest in which dozens were killed.
Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga says the coalition he leads will hold nationwide campaigns to push for reforms of the electoral commission before the fresh presidential elections next month.
Congo's central Kasai region is the latest deadly hotspot in the vast Central African country that has had violent rebellions for decades.
In one of Africa's largest dumps, some residents are making a living by collecting and recycling hair extensions from mountains of rubbish.
The Latest on the killing of Burundian refugees in Congo (all times local): 6:40 p.m.
Authorities in Tanzania's semiautonomous region of Zanzibar have detained 20 people accused of engaging in same-sex activities, police said Saturday, the latest incident in a crackdown on homosexuality in the East African country.
An official says Congolese forces have allegedly shot and killed 34 Burundian refugees in an area near Burundi's border.
An Egyptian court has sentenced seven people to death over links to the Islamic State group in Libya.
For workers leaving a textile factory during a recent lunchtime in Lesotho, assassinations and political intrigue are a kind of background noise in the small southern African kingdom.
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic is requesting about 750 more troops to help fill a "security vacuum" worsened by the withdrawal of U.S. special forces as violence surges again, according to a confidential cable obtained by The Associated Press.
In most cases, the conviction of a Thai man trafficking rhino horns through a bizarre scheme that involved hiring prostitutes to pose as trophy hunters would have marked the end of the story.
Italy's Radical Party has filed a formal complaint with prosecutors over a deal with Libyan militias backed by Italy and the Libyan government to stop the flow of migrants to Europe.
Nigeria's military has named the Indigenous People of Biafra a terrorist organization, targeting a movement that 50 years ago tried to create a state for the Igbo people.
Tunisian officials say the government has lifted a ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims on the recommendation of the president, who says Tunisia needs to modernize.
Ethiopia's government says it is sending troops to a region where deadly clashes have broken out between Oromo and Somali ethnic groups.
Nigeria's government says President Muhammadu Buhari will fly through London on his way home from next week's United Nations gathering of world leaders, raising more questions about his health.
The U.N. refugee agency says Central African Republic is seeing the highest number of people fleeing deadly violence since the beginning of the country's conflict four years ago.
Diamond prospectors in Namibia nearly a decade ago stumbled upon remnants of a shipwrecked Portuguese vessel whose trading journey to India was cut violently short by a storm in 1533.
Somali refugee Asho Manangara Ibrahim has a dream.